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Heartburn FAQs (cont.)

How can I prevent heartburn?

Many cases of heartburn can be prevented by simple lifestyle modifications in diet, activity, and habits. Watching what kinds of foods eaten and how much food is eaten can reduce symptoms. Also, pay attention to body position after eating. Don't lie down. Limit alcohol intake, quit smoking, and lose weight to improve not only heartburn symptoms but also overall health.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/2/2014
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